Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)
Red chalk. Faintly squared in red chalk. Framing lines in black chalk.
8 5/16 x 5 7/8 in. (21.9 x 14.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1967
Not on view
Inscription: In red chalk below: "Pyrgoteles Epoiei" [in Greek. Translation: Pyrgoteles fecit]; in red chalk to right of bust: "Phokionos" [in Greek].
Captain Edward G. Spencer-Churchill (according to vendor); Vendor: Yvonne Ffrench (British, born 1901)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cameo Appearances," March 8, 2005–January 29, 2006.
Bean and Turcic 1986.242
Ann Percy, Ulrich W. Hiesinger A Scholar Collects: Selections from the Anthony Morris Clark Bequest. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1980, cat. no. 19 (under), p. 31.
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 242, pp. 214-215, ill.
James David Draper "Cameo Appearances." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 65, no. 4, 2008, Spring 2008, fig. no. 8, p. 9, ill.
Artist: Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)Date: n.d.Medium: Red chalk; faintly squared in red chalk. Framing lines in black chalk. Horizontal line in graphite at lower margin.Accession: 67.100.5On view in:Not on view